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    Word page field switches (2000)

    I am preparing a document, in the appendices of which existing documents in hard copy format will be inserted between cover pages. How can I instruct the page field of the next cover page to leap over the # of pages of the document-appendix to be inserted in the final hard-print copy between the 2 cover pages? For instance: let the # of the 1st cover page be 110; the appendix to be inserted contains 25 pages; the page # of the following cover page should than read 136 instead of 111!

    Thanks, James

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    Re: Word page field switches (2000)

    Two options...

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    Make sure that your page 136 is preceded by a section break.
    Use Insert > Page Numbers > Format... to specify a starting page number of 136

    The drawback is that you have to modify this starting page number any time you edit the document.

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    If you are only going to use the page numbers in the header/footer and don't need them for Table of Contents, Indexes or cross references
    Use { = 25 + { PAGE } } to display the required page number ( the { and } characters are inserted using Control-F9)

    StuartR

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